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Im sorry OP but honestly I cant help but to laugh. Not at the fact that it killed ur 470 just the stupidity of it all. I have never heard a story such as this before. Its amazing how a stupid little bug could wipe out a video card

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post #162 of 190
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just told a friend of mine in a filipino tech forum about this incident and he told me an even funnier story. a member of our forums swoosh who I know pretty well had a similar incident but even worse. his case like man didn't have its side panel on so his cute little cat decided it would be cool totake a piss on his pc lmao
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just told a friend of mine in a filipino tech forum about this incident and he told me an even funnier story. a member of our forums swoosh who I know pretty well had a similar incident but even worse. his case like man didn't have its side panel on so his cute little cat decided it would be cool totake a piss on his pc lmao

That's how my old N64 got destroyed lol
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post #164 of 190
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Do you guys live next to swamps or something?
And what kind of mosquitos are they?! Our likes blood, not PC's! tongue.gif
Edit: This thread made me google PC + bugs/mosquitos... I regret it...
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Doesn't that make you feel better?

What the heck are those ants doing, keeping warm or trying to unplug it, lol
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post #165 of 190
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What the heck are those ants doing, keeping warm or trying to unplug it, lol

It's some strange religious sect where they worship a giant capacitor.

In all seriousness though, I have no idea. The only thing I could think of was maybe they were attracted to a frequency it was giving off or something. But I don't know how ants work.So... I'm more then likely dead wrong.
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those Ant's try to suck the solution inside thos BiG Cap's yami...
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so far my gtx 470 is doing fine. overclocked it to 800/1600/2000 and left it to run heaven 3.0 for 6 hours peaking at 80 degrees. do you think it's ok for me to sell it without saying it was baked?
post #168 of 190
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so far my gtx 470 is doing fine. overclocked it to 800/1600/2000 and left it to run heaven 3.0 for 6 hours peaking at 80 degrees. do you think it's ok for me to sell it without saying it was baked?

Depends if you can live with knowing it could fail and that person would be really pissed off.

I sold mine fully informing the buyer that it had been baked and running for alot of months with a 20% Overclock.
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RIP. 3/3/2014. frown.gif
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I got a kick out of this story... damn bugs!
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